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Three Canadian firms among winners of NACIA program

Three Canadian firms are among the 19 winners across Canada and the United States who received awards from the Copper Development Association (CDA) in...
14-07-2023 21:59

London’s renovated National Portrait Gallery reopens t

National Portrait Gallery new entrance and forecourt (Photo: Olivier Hess) After three years of being closed and a major transformation to its buildin...
14-07-2023 21:59

Implementation plan unveiled for Québec’s National Pol

Left to right: Andrée Laforest, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Mathieu Lacombe, Minister of Culture and Communications. (Photo credit: Assemblée na...
14-07-2023 21:59

RAIC and CCUSA release proceedings from Virtual Academic Sum

The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) and the Canadian Council of University Schools of Architecture (CCUSA) have released the proceedin...
14-07-2023 22:00

Explore Edmonton and Media Architecture Design Edmonton anno

The winning entry in the Benchmarks design competition called “Pop-upsicle” by Edmonton-based firm OneTwoSix Design Inc. (Photo courtesy of Explor...
14-07-2023 21:59

Proposals open for interactive installation to travel to Mon

Photo credit: Quartier des spectacles international The Quartier des Spectacles Partnership in Montréal, ExpoCité in Québec City, and Yonge Dundas Squ...
14-07-2023 21:59

Peter Braithwaite wins Ronald J. Thom Award for Early Design

Photo credit: Riley Smith Canada Council has named Halifax-based architect Peter Braithwaite as the winner of this year’s Ronald J. Thom Award for E...
14-07-2023 21:59

Review: Mackenzie Place by Jesse Colin Jackson, Pari Nadimi

Jesse Colin Jackson?s exhibition at Toronto’s Pari Nadimi Gallery, Mackenzie Place (open through July 22, 2023), is a rich and inventive study of ?...
14-07-2023 21:59

Love Park: A new lush urban oasis opens in downtown Toronto

Love Park (Photo credit: CCxA) A new lush urban oasis in the shape of a heart has opened in the heart of downtown Toronto. Love Park, previously k...
14-07-2023 21:59

Toronto Society of Architects and Heritage Toronto launch ne

Photo credit: ennvisionn Heritage Toronto and the Toronto Society of Architects (TSA) have launched a new season of tours that will explore the city?s...
14-07-2023 21:59

?ELO?EN ?E S,ISTEW? Education Fund awarded to three recipien

Photo credit: ?EL,?ELO?EN ?E S,ISTEW? Education Fund The ?ELO?EN ?E S,ISTEW? Education Fund, which provides a minimum of one annual award of $5,000 to...
14-07-2023 21:59

Dorte Mandrup to design Nunavut Inuit Heritage Centre

Photo credit: Dorte Mandrup The team of Dorte Mandrup Architects and Guy Architects Ltd., has been announced as the winner of an international archite...
14-07-2023 21:59

Sam Oboh Awarded 2023 Tom Sutherland Award

Photo credit: AIA International Sam Oboh, an Edmonton-based architect who specializes in public architecture and bespoke government buildings, has bee...
14-07-2023 22:00

Launch of WEB-RECYC platform simplifies used brick donations

Tommy Bouillon – Press conference, June 19th (Photo credit: Philippe Latour) BRIQUE RECYC and Architecture Without Borders Québec (AWBQ) are launchi...
14-07-2023 21:59

Lavazza VIP Lounge for ICFF unveiled in Toronto’s hist

Photo courtesy of ICFF The Italian Contemporary Film Festival (ICFF), held annually at Toronto?s historic Distillery District has opened the Lavazza V...
14-07-2023 21:59

DIALOG and Buro Happold release new study as component of To

Photo credit: Green_Grey Darya Toronto-based architecture firm DIALOG and engineers Buro Happold recently conducted a Thermal Comforts Study; one of t...
14-07-2023 21:59

Governor General?s Medals in Architecture Awards Ceremony

The winners of the 2022 Governor General?s Medals in Architecture were presented with their medals during a ceremony at Rideau Hall in Ottawa, on Tues...
07-02-2023 19:01

Scene: Canadian Architect and Canadian Interiors Awards Cele

On February 2, 2023, winners of the Canadian Architect Awards of Excellence and Canadian Interiors Best of Canada Awards gathered to celebrate togethe...
06-02-2023 21:54

Society of Architectural Historians launches its 2023 Annual

The Society of Architectural Historians presents its 76th Annual International Conference in Montréal, from April 12?16. The program, which is open to...
03-02-2023 21:52

Settimo Vilardi Named New OAA President

The Ontario Association of Architects (OAA) has named Settimo Vilardi as the new President of the Council. The Windsor-based architect was acclaimed t...
02-02-2023 21:53

The Royal Treatment: The Royal Hotel, Picton, Prince Edward

The upper storeys of the historic hotel?s façade were maintained and restored. Photo by Jeff McNeill   PROJECT The Royal Hotel, Picton, Prince Edward...
01-02-2023 21:51

In Memoriam: Balkrishna Doshi, 1927-2023

Balkrishna Doshi, architect and recipient of the Pritzker Prize and  the RIBA Royal Gold Medal, has died at the age of 95. By Sanyam Bahga – Own wor...
01-02-2023 21:51

Reflections from the World Design Capital: Feria Hábitat Val

Located on the Mediterranean coast, the vibrant port city of Valencia seamlessly integrates its historic heart, El Carmen, with surrounding neighbourh...
01-02-2023 21:51

Timeless Presence: Montauk Sofa Montreal, Montreal, Quebec

The retained façade of a former commercial building on The Main maintains the continuity of the street wall.   PROJECT Montauk Sofa Montreal, Montrea...
01-02-2023 21:51

Crystal Boxes: MacKimmie Block & Tower Redevelopment, U

The paired buildings are a landmark at the centre of the low-slung University of Calgary campus.   PROJECT MacKimmie Block & Tower Redevelopment, Uni...
01-02-2023 21:51
01-02-2023 21:51

Agnes Reimagined

Students from Central Public School on a school field trip to Agnes get to play and dance in Etherington House, an extension of the exhibition guest +...
01-02-2023 21:51

The Daniels Faculty launches its Winter 2023 Public Program

The John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design at the University of Toronto released its Winter 2023 Public Program.  The progra...
31-01-2023 21:54

Community group advocates against demolition of Avon Crest,

It needs a new roof, it?s missing its tower and ventilation pinnacles, but Stratford?s first hospital, opened in 1891, is still standing. For now.  Th...
31-01-2023 21:54

University of Calgary officially opens Mathison Hall

The University of Calgary has officially opened Mathison Hall at the Haskayne School of Business. The four-storey 10,000-square-metre facility, attach...
26-01-2023 21:53

The CCA announces its 2023 program

The Canadian Centre for Architecture has released its 2023 program. This year?s initiative will continue to build on the organization’s commitment t...
26-01-2023 21:53

Brian MacKay-Lyons appointed to the Order of Canada

MacKay-Lyons Sweetapple Architects has announced that their Principal, Brian MacKay-Lyons, has been appointed to the Order of Canada. Brian is cited ?...
24-01-2023 21:51

In Memoriam: Peter Prangnell, 1930-2023

Peter Prangnell, AA dipl, M.Arch. Professor Emeritus of Architecture, passed away on  January 14, 2023 at Bridgepoint Hospital, Toronto. Peter served...
24-01-2023 21:51

In Memoriam: Nelda Rodger, 1952-2023

Nelda Rodger, co-founder and Editorial Director of Toronto-based AZURE Media team, passed on January 4, 2023 after a long illness. Over the past 38 ye...
24-01-2023 21:51

WorldGBC launches a guide to ?Climate Change Resilience in t

The World Green Building Council (WorldGBC) has launched an industry guide on ...
20-01-2023 21:53

The Canadian Wood Council announces Catherine Lalonde Memori

The Canadian Wood Council (CWC) awarded the 2022 Catherine Lalonde Memorial Scholarships to Mahboobeh Fakhrzarei (University of Alberta), Tyler Hull (...
20-01-2023 21:53

Study proves positive impact of placemaking interventions

A study, conducted by Toronto Metropolitan University in collaboration with The Daniels Corporation, Entro, LeMay and MASSIVart found an increase in p...
19-01-2023 21:51

Call for proposals: Benchmark 2023 Competition

Storefront Manitoba and Winnipeg Trails are launching the 2023 Call for Proposals for the latest edition of Benchmark. This year, Victoria Beach, Man...
17-01-2023 21:56

The International Garden Festival unveils designers for its

The International Garden Festival has selected five projects for its ROOTS themed fair, which will run from June 24th to October 1st, 2023. Now on its...
16-01-2023 21:54

In Memoriam: Bruce Allan, 1947-2022

As an intern architect with ARCOP, Bruce Allan worked on the Man the Producer pavilion at Expo 67. From  ...
14-01-2023 21:52

Designs for the Library Parcel of Ottawa?s LeBreton Flats re

Designs for a new 2.5-acre Library Parcel site within Ottawa?s LeBreton Flats neighbourhood have been revealed. The transit-oriented, mixed-income, mi...
12-01-2023 21:54

ACDF Architecture unveils a new residential building in Mont

ACDF Architecture has unveiled Vivre, a former railyard and industrial sector remodeled into a 225-unit residential building, in Montreal?s Outremont ...
12-01-2023 21:54

Listen and Learn in Point Douglas: the Bizindaadiwag project

Bizindaadiwag, a new public art project made up of two benches in Point Douglas, was unveiled with the community at the end of October. The design was...
10-01-2023 21:55

Why Immigrants Answer When Edmonton?s Suburbs Call 

Canada?s population is expected to grow significantly within the next few decades ? an increase of 38.2 to 52.5 million from 2021 to 2043. Alberta alo...
09-01-2023 21:53

Perkins&Will Vancouver Reimagines Waterfront Station in

The re-imagining of the Waterfront Station precinct, in downtown Vancouver, blends the seamless integration of existing and future transit modes, with...
06-01-2023 21:53

500 James North achieves Passive House Certification

Invizij Architects has announced that 500 James North, the mixed-use project by James North Baptist Church and Indwell is now certified by Passive Hou...
04-01-2023 21:51

OAA-Led Amendments Decade-Long Appeal Reaches Its Conclusion

After nearly a decade, the Ontario Association of Architects (OAA) is pleased the Ontario Land Tribunal (OLT) has released its final order regarding a...
03-01-2023 21:49

Le ville de Montreal reveals Espace Riverie design winner

Le ville de Montreal has announced the winners of the Espace Riverie design competition. The multidisciplinary architecture competition asked particip...
30-12-2022 21:51

NEUF architect(e)s celebrates 50 years

The end of this year also marks the closing of a series of events and sponsorships launched by NEUF architect(e)s as part of the firm?s 50th anniversa...
29-12-2022 21:50

Hôpital du Sacré-C?ur-de-Montréal Expansion

Located on Gouin Boulevard in the Ahuntsic-Cartierville borough, Hôpital du Sacré-C?ur-de-Montréal (HSCM) was first completed in 1927 and functioned ...
28-12-2022 21:53

?Keekagin, the thing you look for to steer when you are lost

For the third and final instalment of In the Postcolony, a three-year thematic series facilitated through the CCA Master?s Students Program, we undert...
27-12-2022 21:52

The new Integrated Cancer Treatment Centre in Quebec City

The integrated cancer treatment centre (centre intégré de cancérologie ? CIC) is the new  hospital complex of the Quebec City-Laval University hospita...
16-12-2022 21:52

UBC Saltwater Student Residence, Vancouver, British Columbia

Ryder Architecture and Hotson Architecture, in collaboration, recently designed t? ?x?h?lel?m?s t? k??a??k???a?? (The Houses of the Ones Belonging to ...
15-12-2022 21:51

DIALOG Announces Antonio Gómez-Palacio as New Chair

DIALOG has announced Antonio Gómez-Palacio as the new Chair of the firm. A DIALOG Partner since 2010, Antonio succeeds Jim Anderson, who has served as...
13-12-2022 21:54

Canadian Firms and Students recieve 2022 ASAI Awards

The American Society of Architectural Illustrators has announced the winners of the 2022 ASAI Awards. This year, eight awards were given to six Canadi...
12-12-2022 21:51

The National Capital Commission?s impossible contract for a

By Toon Dreessen. Originally published on Policy Options December 7, 2022 The National Capital Commission (NCC) is on the brink of an exciting project...
09-12-2022 21:49

International Passive House retrofit certification a first f

Located in Toronto’s Danforth neighbourhood, the Sammon Passive House home has the advantages of a newly-constructed Passive House, including increa...
07-12-2022 21:54

New Energy: Valley Park Library, Hamilton, Ontario

The $12.2 million renovation of Hamilton?s Valley Park Library is a 26,500 SF project that includes a central children?s area, maker space, green scre...
06-12-2022 22:03

CreateTO and TO Live announce shortlist for St. Lawrence Cen

CreateTO and TO Live announced the shortlist for an international design competition to reimagine the St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts (STLC).  The la...
05-12-2022 21:51

BuildingToCOP Coalition keeps the focus on the built environ

The Building to COP Coalition is a group of sustainability-focused built environment NGOs and organisations working together, alongside the UN High Le...
03-12-2022 21:52

Canoë

WINNER OF A 2022 CANADIAN ARCHITECT AWARD OF MERIT ?The project proposes a well-designed urban solution to the housing problem. The vibrant mix of for...
01-12-2022 21:53

Blatchford District Energy Sharing System Sewage Heat Exchan

WINNER OF A 2022 CANADIAN ARCHITECT AWARD OF EXCELLENCE ?Very good architecture gives more than expected in bringing a solution to a challenge. In thi...
01-12-2022 21:53

Muscowpetung Powwow Arbour

WINNER OF A 2022 CANADIAN ARCHITECT AWARD OF EXCELLENCE ?Simplicity is very difficult to achieve. This project has a delightfully simple air to it tha...
01-12-2022 21:53

Editorial: The Value of Awards

Photo by Unsplash When the Canadian Architect Awards of Excellence began in 1967, there were few architecture awards in Canada. The Massey Medals, whi...
01-12-2022 21:53

Les Ateliers Angus

WINNER OF A 2022 CANADIAN ARCHITECT AWARD OF MERIT ?This project represents a simple adoration of a by-gone era with an appropriate level of adornment...
01-12-2022 21:53

Winners of the 2022 Canadian Architect Awards of Excellence

In October, jurors Peter Hargraves, Betsy Williamson, Louis Lemay, and photo juror Félix Michaud met to adjudicate the 55th annual Canadian Architect ...
01-12-2022 21:53

Mukwa Waakaa’igan Indigenous Centre of Cultural Excell

WINNER OF A 2022 CANADIAN ARCHITECT AWARD OF EXCELLENCE ?This project is a beautiful and complete expression of the Indigenous program and ethos with ...
01-12-2022 21:53
01-12-2022 21:53

PHI Contemporary

WINNER OF A 2022 CANADIAN ARCHITECT AWARD OF EXCELLENCE ?Simplicity, harmony and beauty. A rich diversity of spaces?both for the public and for art?ar...
01-12-2022 21:53

Jury Comments: The 55th annual Canadian Architect Awards of

In October, jurors Peter Hargraves, Betsy Williamson, Louis Lemay,and photo juror Félix Michaud met to adjudicate the 55th annual Canadian Architect A...
01-12-2022 21:53

UQAM Centre de design presents Prefabrication Perspectives:

The UQAM Centre de design presents Prefabrication Perspectives, Architecture Off the Assembly Line, a historic and analytic look at what has been call...
29-11-2022 21:51

Architects respond to Ontario?s proposed Bill 23

On Friday, over a dozen of Ontario?s most prominent architectural firms issued an open letter to Premier Ford and Minister Clark in response to Ontari...
28-11-2022 21:51

Reimagining Canada?s long-term care facilities

Canada?s older adult population increased by nearly one million people over the last five years and is projected to grow exponentially more in the com...
22-11-2022 21:50

OAA Responds to Provincial Government Re: More Homes Built F

The Ontario Association of Architects (OAA) reports that it has reviewed Bill 23, More Homes Built Faster Act, 2022 and although the association is en...
22-11-2022 21:50

Canadian Interiors Magazine announces 2022 Best of Canada Wi

Canadian Interiors Magazine has announced the winners of its 25th Best of Canada Awards, the country?s only design competition to focus on interior de...
19-11-2022 21:48

JennAir launches program to increase racial diversity in des

JennAir has launched its Disrupting Design program, which aims to create access and opportunities for racialized interior designers in the industry. ...
16-11-2022 21:50

Planning Regime Shake-up: What Bill 23 means for you

Photo by Unsplash On October 25, 2022, the Province of Ontario (the Province) introduced Bill 23, the More Homes Built Faster Act, 2022 (Bill 23). Bil...
15-11-2022 21:51

Under One Sky selects firms to design the Awitgati Longhouse

Under One Sky has announced that Fathom Studio (Fathom) in a joint venture with Moriyama & Teshima Architects (MTA), have been selected to design the ...
15-11-2022 21:51

Environmental organizations call for amendments to Bill 23

  Photo by Unsplash The David Suzuki Fund and The Atmospheric Fund are among organizations calling for the government to  amend the More Homes Built ...
15-11-2022 21:51

Architectural Conservancy Ontario says Bill 23 is a ?bomb? d

The Architectural Conservancy Ontario (ACO) has released a statement regarding the Government of Ontario?s recent  Bill 23, the More Homes Built Faste...
15-11-2022 21:51

Alain Fournier Receives the 2022 Ernest-Cormier Prize

EVOQ Architecture announced that Alain Fournier is the recipient of the 2022 Ernest-Cormier Prize. Alain is being recognized for his outstand...
12-11-2022 21:51

Scene: BEAT Cross-Pollination Party, November 8, 2022

Building Equality in Architecture Toronto (BEAT)‘s Cross-Pollination Party 2.0, held at the Herman Miller showroom, marks one of the organi...
12-11-2022 21:51

Architectural Firms receive recognition for Excellence and C

This year?s 2022 Lieutenant-Governor?s Award of Excellence in Architecture was presented to Nordais Architecture Inc. for their design of the...
10-11-2022 21:49

LAAB Collective and Signature Design Communication present A

The Agora Maximus is a pedestrianization project inspired by Montreal?s Quartier Latin, designed by the LAAB collective in collaboration with...
09-11-2022 21:50

dk Architecture receives 2022 Indigenous Business Award

The BC Achievement Foundation has recognized dk Architecture among eight recipients of the 2022 Indigenous Business Award (IBA). The North Vancouver-b...
08-11-2022 21:50

Stantec designs new community on the Douglas College campus

Douglas College?s new 200,000-square-foot academic building and 130,000-square foot student housing facility is set to target net zero carbon, BC Ener...
07-11-2022 21:53

Provencher Roy Transforms Sainte-Catherine St. West into Ped

What was once a run-down and car-centered stretch of a storied Montréal street has been transformed into a pedestrian hub thanks to Provencher_Roy?s r...
05-11-2022 21:51

The Diwan at the Aga Khan Garden University of Alberta Botan

The University of Alberta has inaugurated the Diwan Pavilion at the Aga Khan Garden, Alberta, part of the University’s Botanic Garden in Edmonton. P...
03-11-2022 21:50

In Memoriam: A.J. Diamond, OC, OOnt, 1932-2022

Jack Diamond, one of the most significant and defining Canadian architects of his generation passed away Sunday afternoon, October 30, 2022.  He was o...
02-11-2022 21:55

Book Review: The Site Magazine?Deviant Devices and The Edit

REVIEW Christian Maidankine Since taking over On Site Review in 2015, the designers, academics, practitioners, and journalists that make up The Site C...
01-11-2022 21:54

Addressing climate change through advocacy, policy and plann

Architects, landscape architects and urban planners are influential brokers to facilitate change in the built environment, yet we rely upon experts an...
01-11-2022 21:54

Under One Roof: Place des Arts, Greater Sudbury, Ontario

The facility addresses Elgin Street with a corner entrance, flanked by a French-language bookshop and boutique, and an already-popular bistro PROJECT ...
01-11-2022 21:54

Editorial: Back to the office – or not"

E. Lam / DALL-E As we head towards the winter, many offices are settling into new patterns of work?some maintaining hybrid work options established du...
01-11-2022 21:54

Acing It

The hotel faces St. Andrew?s Park; its west façade is marked by deep, purple-red brick piers that frame vertical slots of windows. The deep set bays g...
01-11-2022 21:54
01-11-2022 21:54

Creative Turn: How will AI change architecture"

Two renderings created with the help of DALL-E, an Artificial Intelligence (AI) system that generates images based on text prompts. TEXT AND IMAGES ...
01-11-2022 21:54

Strategic Interventions

The library?s upper mezzanine revives a spatial arrangement found in the original 1850s library, which was destroyed by fire. PROJECT University Colle...
01-11-2022 21:54

Exhibition Review: House of Card

Thomas Demand. 3. Refuge II, 2021, C-Print / Diasec, 160 x 200 cm TEXT Peter Sealy PHOTO Thomas Demand A blue blanket, white sheet, and two wrinkled p...
01-11-2022 21:54

A Concert Hall Reborn: David Geffen Hall, Lincoln Center, Ne

The New York Philharmonic?s orchestral home at Lincoln Center, David Geffen Hall, has been revamped with a flexible concert hall boasting impeccable a...
01-11-2022 21:54

OAA Reviewing Ontario?s New Housing Legislation

According to a release from the Ontario Association of Architects (OAA), housing affordability remains one of the biggest challenges in the province, ...
31-10-2022 21:53
 



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